Phil Smith

Ubisoft Club – September Highlights

Ubisoft games are all connected. While that doesn’t necessarily mean your favorite Assassin will show up in Rainbow Six Siege, it does mean that you can earn rewards for one game by playing another, all thanks to the Ubisoft Club. By simply playing Ubisoft games, you’ll earn Ubisoft Club units which can be used to … Continued

Ubisoft’s Gamescom 2018 line-up revealed

In just a couple of weeks, Gamescom – one of the largest consumer video game events in the world – will descend on the German city of Cologne in a fog of pixels, polygons and currywurst. Naturally, Ubisoft will be in attendance, with 2018 marking one of their largest line-ups and biggest presences at the … Continued

Ubisoft Co-Founder and CEO Talks Future of Gaming

Last week, Ubisoft CEO and Co-Founder Yves Guillemot took the stage with other industry leaders at the China Digital Entertainment Congress (CDEC), as part of the opening of ChinaJoy 2018 in Shanghai. Guillemot presented his vision for the future, focusing on advances in cloud gaming, human-machine interfaces, and Blockchain. In his speech, Guillemot also detailed … Continued

Far Cry 5 – Making (of) a First Impression

First impressions are important – even in video games. From the attract modes of old arcade machines, through Half-Life’s train ride and Bioshock’s descent into Rapture – they all manage to set the scene in very memorable ways. The Far Cry series has had its fair share of iconic intros too: Those first blinking steps … Continued

The Crew 2 – Out today! – how to succeed in Motornation

By land, air and water, The Crew 2 hits Xbox One, PS4 and PC today with a hearty “neeeeeeeeeeow.”  With that in mind, we thought we’d share a few quick things you should know when making your first tyre-tracks, contrails or wakes in the game’s open-world USA. Progression The goal in The Crew 2 is to reach the … Continued

E3 2018 – Upping the Antti in Trials Rising

On Monday at Ubisoft’s 2018 E3 conference, Red Lynx’s inimitable Antti Ilvessuo (Trials Creative Director and Prime Minister of Finland) took to the stage of the Orpheum Theatre to announce Trials Rising. Having burst into the theatre through a cloud of smoke astride a dirt bike, Ilvessuo took a destructive tumble through an on-stage lectern … Continued

Rainbow Six Siege – Operation Para Bellum fully revealed

This weekend at the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League finals in Atlantic City, Operation Para Bellum received its full reveal. For a rundown on the new Italian defenders (Alibi and Maestro) and their new gadgets gadgets (holographic decoys and laser-firing cameras!) check out the video below. Want more?  Well here’s an intro to Aria de … Continued

Rainbow Six Siege – free weekend May 14th to 20th!

It’s a bumper weekend for Rainbow Six Siege fans. Not only will the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League finals be taking place over in Atlantic City (don’t forget to tune in on twitch.tv/rainbow6 to catch all the action along with the full reveal of Operation Para Bellum) – it’s also a Free Weekend! And as S-Club … Continued